calling plan

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calling plan

A monthly subscription to a cellular carrier for making phone calls. Calling plans are based on monthly minutes of use and generally include text messaging, either unlimited or with a message limit. For smartphones, calling plans are often part of a package that combines voice, text messaging and data. See carrier data plans.
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Displays of prepaid wireless cards can have a similar effect, reminding consumers that they are low on wireless minutes.
* 40% use more than 500 wireless minutes monthly; Data:
The announcement comes as BT revealed its latest broadband package which combines free high definition VoIP calls, free video calls, 8mb download speeds and free BT Openzone wireless minutes.
The service will enable users to roam outside of the home with Wi-Fi, using free BT Openzone wireless minutes.
Consequently, the wireless market has attracted more consumers, and the average wireless consumer has begun using more wireless minutes per month.
The company is in the process of upgrading its machines to accept additional technology that will allow them to offer services such as adding pre-paid wireless minutes or adding cash to a pre-paid MasterCard.
The savings just for filtering e-mail for wireless users can be huge in terms of bandwidth needs and wireless minutes wasted on unwanted messages.
Mobile Web customers may use their wireless minutes for both voice and Web services.
The amount of wireless minutes being used by US households per month grew significantly in 2000 over 1999.
Indeed, wireless minutes have begun to displace wireline minutes.
So you can say long distance is free because I'm getting wireless minutes or wireless is free with long distance.
The deal includes 45 analog or 60 digital wireless minutes, which would cost roughly $36.95 on a separate Alltel cellular plan; interstate long distance at a flat 9-cents-a-minute (intrastate long-distance calls are billed at 12 cents per minute), a rate customers would have to pay a monthly fee of $4.95 to obtain; unlimited Internet access, which normally costs $19.95; and unlimited paging, worth $10.95 separately.

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